REAL Work from Home Jobs and How to Get a Good One Fast

REAL Work from Home Jobs and How to Get a Good One Fast

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Teaching Jobs from Home

1. ESL Teacher. Teach English as a second language. To find these work-from-home jobs, type “ESL teacher remote” in the Google or Indeed search box.—$54,337 2. Online Tutor. Search “tutor remote” in the job search sites. The median pay is low, but if you’re good, you can double it.—$25,500 3. Test Scorer. It’s not as easy to find these remote jobs in the 

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Teaching Jobs from Home

sites. Instead, contact schools and professors directly.—$24,380

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Computer Science Jobs

1. Computer Scientist. This is a catchall for any of the work-at-home jobs below. Use it in the job search websites to get more options.—$109,075 2. UX Designer & UI Developer. Design the user experience or interface for sites and apps. You’ll need to hunt to find remote positions.—$97,460 3. SQL Developer. Use code to manipulate the data that drives our online world. Big money 

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Computer Science Jobs

and plenty of remote openings.—$81,714 4. Web Designer. Make sites look nice with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other hacky tools.—$56,143 5. Web Developer. Be the man (or gal) behind the curtain and make the internet go voom.—$88,488 6. Help Desk Worker/Desktop Support. Help non-techies jump through hoops.—$43,835

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Computer Science Jobs

7. Software Engineer. Also search “software developer” and “cloud engineer” in the job sites. Add “remote” to find work-from-home jobs doing this.—$104,463 8. Data Entry. If you can type blazingly fast on QWERTY and 10-Key, this may be your destination.—$31,153 9. DevOps Engineer. Someone needs to drive the great web development wagon train 

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Computer Science Jobs

westward. That could be you.—$138,378 10. Computer Programmer. If you can code like nobody’s business, maybe coding is your business.—$64,719

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Engineering Jobs

1. Assistant Engineer. My brother did this with an associate’s degree. The plant manager saw he understood the way things work and hired him.—$68,000 2. Engineer. If you type “engineer” and “home based jobs” in the Indeed search boxes, you’ll get a lot of “software engineer” results. Pick a specialty to find true engineer jobs. (No offense.)—$77,182

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Engineering Jobs

3. Mechanical Engineer. I found 60 home-based mechanical engineer jobs in Indeed, and even more in Google jobs.—$73,016 4. Civil Engineer. It’s tough to find civil engineer remote jobs. The top job sites turn up a few Yahtzees.—$68,638 5. Electrical Engineer. You may need to travel a bit to do these jobs as a stay-at-home employee, but they’re out there.—$83,088

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Artistic Work From Home Jobs

1. Graphic Designer. Can you make people ooh and ahh with a Wacom? Surprisingly, I only found ten remote graphic designer jobs on Indeed. I found hundreds on Google Jobs.—$48,256 2. Video Editor. Montage your way into a $40,000+ career.—$46,274 3. Musician. Hans Zimmer, Dave Grohl, Beethoven, and 

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Artistic Work From Home Jobs

William Hung. You could be next, maybe minus the fame and fortune. Find jobs with marketing agencies and talent firms.—$40,000 4. Computer Animator. Don’t expect to find dozens of these work-from-home jobs in jobs sites. You’ll need next-level networking skills. I’ll show you how in a bit.—$61,000 5. Photographer. You’ll find tons of home-based jobs in

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Artistic Work From Home Jobs

photography in the job sites. Just add “remote” to the location box.—$32,068 6. Playwright. You won’t see any remote playwright jobs online. Find a way to rub elbows with professional drama types instead. If you’re rural, do that on LinkedIn or Twitter. —$38,000

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Writing Jobs Online

1. Editor. You’ll have no problem finding lots of remote editor jobs on Google Jobs and Indeed. The trick is finding one that treats you like a human being and pays well. (See below.)—$61,655 2. Proofreader. It’s so easy to find stacks of work-from-home proofreader jobs in the search sites. —$36,290 3. Novelist/Writer. If you think anyone will hire you to do this,

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Writing Jobs Online

you’re probably creative enough to do it. The short recipe? 1) Network with real writers in pro associations like MWA or SFWA. 2) Write your first book nights and weekends and sell it to a small press for peanuts. 3) Self-promote like an angry monkey and build a giant Twitter fanbase. 4) Sell your next book for real money.—$55,420 4. Journalist. Don’t believe the median 

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Writing Jobs Online

salary on this one. If you’re good, you’ll make a lot more, but it’s a lot of work and networking to get there. You won’t find work-from-home jobs as a journalist online.—$45,925 5. Copy Editor. This is more grammar and spelling-oriented than a full-fledged editor. Hence the lower pay.—$45,506 6. Content Creator. Basically a blogger. Work hard, research, write lots.—$54,455

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Marketing Remote Jobs

1. SEO Specialist. I love Indeed, but it didn’t turn up a lot of SEO specialist stay-at-home jobs for me. I found a ton on Google Jobs.—$66,848 2. Marketing Specialist. Look for “digital” and “email” marketing specialist remote jobs too.—$42,153 3. Marketing Manager. Can you really lead a marketing team remotely? You bet your funnel. There are zillions of these jobs 

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Marketing Remote Jobs

out there.—$93,125 4. Social Media Specialist/Manager. You’ll find tons of remote social media jobs on Indeed and Google.—$54,500

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Typing At Home Jobs

1. Data Entry. If you can 10-Key and Qwerty, you’re on the money for these jobs from home.—$31,153 2. Typist. Just 40 WPM is above average. Can you do 100 without errors? That’s blazing. Test yourself online at KeyHero. You can even store scores and share with employers.—$27,430 3. Law Enforcement Transcriptionist. You’ll need to learn police codes and 

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Typing At Home Jobs

terminology, but that’s not hard.—$28,570 4. Legal Transcriptionist. Same deal. Learn the terms, search Google for remote legal jobs, do the work.—$28,570 5. Medical Transcriptionist. Again, learn the terms to do these work-at-home jobs. (Or cheat and look ‘em up as you type ;)—$28,570

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Phone Jobs From Home

1. Telemarketer. Yuck, cold-call spamming. But it’s easy to find work.—$25,969 2. Call Center Representative. Mmm, inbound order-taking. These work-at-home jobs ain’t fun, but they hand them out like peanuts.—$32,214 3. Customer Service. A step-up from call center work. If you can learn the product knowledge, you can do these legitimate work-from-home jobs.—$34,780

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Phone Jobs From Home

4. Phone Survey Conductor. Interrupt people in the middle of their stroganoff to ask if they have 2.7 kids and a hyena.—$27,099 5. Help Desk. The highest paying of all phone remote jobs. Start with a CompTIA A+ certification and go from there.—$49,043 6. Dispatcher. Tell the trucks, cop cars, or taxis where to go, working from home. Google “remote dispatcher jobs.”—$37,112

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Research Work From Home Jobs

1. Researcher. Use your hunting talents to dig in and see the big picture. —$61,085 2. Research Assistant. Not ready to assume the mantle yet? Google “remote research assistant jobs.”—$30,647

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Accounting/Finance Stay at Home Jobs

1. Accountant. You need your CPA license. That means lots of schooling, study, and a monster exam. Worth it?—$55,202 2. Bookkeeper. No license needed, but the pay is lower. Find work-at-home jobs as a bookkeeper on Google. Then take night classes to get your CPA.—$34,677

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Analyst Work at Home Jobs

1. Data Analyst. Do you understand numbers? Most don’t. If you can explain them in plain English, you can do these good-paying work from home jobs.—$65,470 2. Business Analyst. Use your Bezos-level insight to see to the heart of business matters for these great remote jobs.—$70,170 3. Financial Analyst. It’s hard to get a CFA certification, and it 

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Analyst Work at Home Jobs

takes a long time.But—you can definitely do it working from home.—$63,829 4. Biostatistician. Use stats tools to ferret out the underlying truths in biology. Lots of good work-at-home jobs here.—$92,426 5. Actuary. Use your math wizardry to help insurance companies get rich from home. They’ll cut you in for a slice.—$107,598

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Healthcare Jobs Working From Home

1. Telework Nurse/Doctor. Well, yeah, you need to be a nurse or doctor first. But if you want remote medical jobs and you’re already licensed, snap.—$76,710–$300,000 2. Massage Therapist. The catch—your clients come to you. Start your own biz or seek remote jobs as a “massage therapy instructor.”—$45,408 3. Mental Health Counselor. Online therapy is taking off 

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Healthcare Jobs Working From Home

like a well-adjusted rocket. Google “remote mental health counselor jobs.”—$45,449 4. Addiction Counselor. You can find these counseling work online jobs easily on Google.—$37,762 5. Marriage Counselor. People in rural areas can’t always drive to counseling. That’s why God created Skype and Google Hangouts.—$53,000

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Other Work From Home Jobs

1. Virtual Assistant. This is like a secretary or executive assistant, but they’re online jobs. Depending on your skills and clients, you can make a lot more than the median.—$22,000 2. Dog Walker / Pet Sitter. This is an “out-and-about” type job, but you still don’t need an office. Try Sittercity or Rover.com.—$27,295 3. Recruiter. Recruiters have a

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Other Work From Home Jobs

bad rep because some are seedy. Be a good one.—$49,712 4. Locksmith. Get your certification in a couple months. You do have to leave your house for this :)—$50,000 5. Translator. Are you fluent? You’ll find scads of work online jobs in this field. Google “remote translator jobs.”—$44,190 6. Delivery Driver. Another “leave the house” work-from-

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Other Work From Home Jobs

home jobs option.—$48,013 7. Amazon Work From Home Jobs. The online retail giant is always hiring. Just type “Amazon work from home jobs” or “remote Amazon” jobs in the Google jobs search box.

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